Dunedin who have built a sterling reputation in the Scottish regulated security sector over the last 7 years has been acquired by Kingdom Group Services.
Kingdom seeks to leverage Dunedin’s client roster and push further growth in the Scottish market as part of their strategic expansion program.
Of the acquisition, Terry Barton the CEO of Kingdom Services Group says, “This is a fantastic opportunity for Kingdom to expand further in Scotland. Strategic acquisitions has always formed part of our growth strategy, but it is extremely important that when we acquire a business that there is values & culture fit to that of Kingdom. We are therefore keen that we continue to operate in the same way going forward with no planned changes to offices or points of contact. Kingdom will support and enhance the Dunedin integration with our expertise, technology and software solutions.”
Iain Macintosh will undertake the role as Head of Security for Kingdom Scotland and along with his retained management team and colleagues will drive Kingdom Scotland forward. Throughout all our negotiations we were incredibly impressed with Iain as a person and with what he has achieved. With his expertise and innovative cutting edge technologies in CCTV Iain will maintain our position as a premier service provider so please give him a call”
The former owner and director of Dunedin, Iain Macintosh is quoted as saying, “Joining the Kingdom family will enable my team and I to offer a greater range of services and strength in depth and for us to expand into new sectors. The Kingdom leadership team and I share the same aspirations and I’m excited about being a key part in the journey which is being created through this acquisition.”
Kingdom Services Group has been a part of the UK security community since 1993 and is one of the largest family-owned security providers in the UK employing over 6000 staff and turning over more than 100 million a year.